Valkyries Over Atlanta began humbly enough as ‘just a tour stop’ for a pair of bands on their way through Atlanta to a music festival in Florida. However, the timing was right for a series of connections to be made and it grew quickly over the course of 72 hours into quite a unique event itself. Showcasing hi-caliber female-fronted hard rock & heavy metal acts from across the United States, Valkyries Over Atlanta will double as a fundraiser for the Voices of Teal Gynecological Cancer Awareness Foundation. With support from the local Atlanta Rock & Metal Scene, promotional allies and corporate sponsors, this event is expected to evolve into a true spectacle of annual musical entertainment, drawing in fans from all over the southeastern U.S.Save
Sounds Like: Halestorm, Nightwish, Evanescence, The Agonist, Heart
Bio: Since 2006, this female-fronted metal band has been seducing the Atlanta metal scene with the hauntingly beautiful vocals and piano pieces of Cassandra Thaxton, and the melodic, technically proficient guitar work of Andrew Collum. This unique blend of beauty and brutality has lured admirers of al...See Full Bio
"About 12 seconds into the song ("Pieces"), I knew I had to play it."